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Mockton Bowes KELLY

Date of birth3 March 1891
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMoorakyne, Glenferrie Road, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Bowes Kelly, Moorakyne, Glenferrie Road, Malvern, Victoria
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name21st Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
Promotions

Commissioned


Promotion date: 24 March 1915

Captain


Promotion date: 25 May 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*given name two spellings: Monckton (Embarkation Roll) and Mockton Bowes (Nominal Roll)
Medals

Croix de Guerre (France)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

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